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Monday, 15 March 2010

Yayasan Sime Darby Undergraduate Overseas Scholarship Programme 2010

If you want to join a team of passionate, energetic and dynamics individuals who are shaping and influencing the future of Sime Darby, you should consider applying for a scholarship. Yayasan Sime Darby sponsor promising young talent wishing to pursue their academic dreams in local or overseas universities.

This Undergraduate Overseas Scholarship Programme applies to high-flying, well-rounded candidates who wish to pursue undergraduate studies overseas. Students who have completed or in the final semester of their foundation studies and received offer from selected overseas universities may apply.

Minimum Requirements

  • Malaysian
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities and potential
  • Actively involved in extra-curricular activities and sporting events
  • Candidates with at least a conditional offer from universities as specified by Yayasan Sime Darby will be given FIRST priority. Scholarship will only be effective upon receiving firm offer.

Minimum Academic Achievement

  • STPM (Minimum 3A)
  • Local Matriculation / Diploma (CGPA of at least 3.5)
  • ‘A Level’ (minimum 3A)
  • Australian TER SAM / AUSMAT (minimum 90.0)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (minimum 36.0)
  • International Canadian Pre-University (minimum 85%)
  • Individuals pursuing their first or second year undergraduate studies must have latest academic result of at least 2nd class upper division
  • Previous academic achievements will be taken into consideration.

Fields of Study

Scholarship will be offered to individual pursuing the following fields of study:
  • Business : Accountancy, Finance, Business Administration, Economics and Finance, Law
  • Engineering and Technology : Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Computer, Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Sciences : Agriculture, Biotechnology, Food Technology, Plantations Technology, Plantation management
  • Medical and Allied Health Science : Medicine (MBBS), Pharmacy, Nursing, Dietetics, Radiation Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nuclear Medicine, Medical Physics, Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)

Value of Scholarship

The sponsorship covers the following:
  • Full tuition and academic fees
  • Living allowance
  • Book and equipment allowance
  • Computer allowance (one-off)
  • Settling-in-allowance (one-off)
  • Clothing allowance (one-off)
  • Student visa and passport
  • Shipping allowance (one-off at the end of course)
  • Flight allowance (at the beginning and end of course)
  • Insurance coverage (if applicable)
Recipients of scholarship will have the opportunity to undergo Scholars Development Programme and experience work exposure through internship within the Sime Darby Group of Companies.

Accepted Overseas Universities

  • University of Oxford
  • University of Cambridge
  • University College London
  • Imperial College London
  • London School of Economics & Political Sciences
  • King’s College London
  • University of Warwick
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Bristol
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Harvard University
  • Yale University
  • Columbia University
  • Stanford University
  • Princeton University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Cornell University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • McGill University
  • University of Toronto
  • University of British Columbia
  • Australian National University
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Sydney
  • Monash University
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Leiden University
  • Tsinghua University
  • Peking University
  • Zhejiang University
  • Universitas Indonesia
  • Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Institut Teknologi Bandung
  • Institut Pertanian Bogor
  • Chulalongkorn University
  • Thammasat University
  • Kasersart University
  • National University of Singapore
  • University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
  • Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST)
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  • University College Dublin

Scholarship Application

  • This scholarship programme will only consider online application.
  • Application can be made through the Online Application Form

Closing Date

The closing date for Undergraduate Overseas Scholarship Programme  application is on 31 March 2010.

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